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CNN
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
most of the rest of the world in reading, math and science. also new insight on how men and women's brains are different. and macy's is taken to task for allegedly racially profiling shoppers. we begin though tonight with break news in the new york train wreck that took the lives of four people and sent dozens more to the hospital. now, the engineer william rockefeller, may have been dozing off before his train flew off the tracks going 82 miles per hour on a curve made for 30. with us tonight nick robertson who just talked to mr. rockefeller's attorney chief international correspondent christiane amanpour and cnn legal analyst jeffrey toobin and -- >> you talked to the attorney. what did he have to say? >> he said the engineer had a good night's sleep, he went to bed at 8:30 in the evening, got up at 3:30 in the morning. turned up at work at 5:00 and had no issues getting on the train, driving the train. but he says that moment before -- at some point before he got to the curve he moment airily lost his concentration. he said he was in a daze. the lawyer even doesn't really quite
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
on the leading, math and science scores of children around the world. where does the united states rank? stick around. bill: why the nfl will not air this commercial. >> for my family's safety is my highest priority. i am responsible for their protection. in the nation, we know how you feel about your car. so when coverage really counts, count on nationwide insurance. because what's precious to you is precious to us. ♪ love, love is strange just another way we put members first. because we don't have shareholders. join the nation. ♪ baby... ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ bill: disgusting, risque, but the nfl drawing the line when it comes to this spot. >> aim responsible for their protection. and no one has the right to tell me how to defend them. so i have chosen the most effective tool. bill: that spot is defending second amendment rights for the big game. super bowl ad or not, it's getting a lot of attention. it's gone viral online already. martha: disappointing news about america's education system. according to the latest survey when it comes to major subjects like math, reading a
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
really interesting. >> case law in there. unbelievable. >> they've got the science. >> i wish i could talk more about this. we will, we'll watch there case carefully. danny and joey, flat out of time. bye. have a great day. >> thank you, everyone for watching. around the world starts right now. >>> this is "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield. >> i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. now, we're going to talk a little bit about the train crash in new york. there have been developments. >> that's right. a deadly train crash taking place just days ago. and now we understand that the train engineer is talking and saying that he may have been in a days, quote unquote, just prior to that train derailing. let's go to washington and rene marsh for more on that. rene? >> freed and michael, we are learning more information about what happened in the moments before that speeding train jumped the tracks in the bronx. two senior law enforcement sources tell cnn producer that the train's engineer, william rockefeller, told investigators on the scene he was dazed in the mom
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> passengers advised to get a tb shot. >> and a math and science and broethalizer and high school's controversy. >> and someone offers you alcohol. i might be alcohol tested and that eases the peer pressure off of you. y building a play set begins with a surprisewinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ >>> at the moment, a nationwide man hunt for a handyman colorado. police accuse him of shooting and killing three family members and setting their home on fire. the suspect, 59-year-old marry maps described as 6 feet tall, 135 pounds, red hair, blue eyes, said to live with the family up until a week before the incident. authorities say they consider maps to be armed and dangerous. southern colorado. >>> a scary situation for passengers aboard a us airways flight from austin, texas, to phoenix, after they were reportedly told that they may have been exposed to tuberculosis. word is emergency personnel cameonboard and announced that a passenger on board was carrying the disease. the centers for disease contro
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
the perception. they plan to use flying robots to deliver packages faster. >> it may look like science fiction. amazon says package delivers via drones could be five years away. the ayounnnouncement from the c coming hours before cyber monday. domminos pizza put out this video. amazon is serious. this tech writer believes them. >> you have to think about the scale of amazon, if they deploy this technology, they'll do it on a high scale. the technology advances at amazon, and if the faa puts the infrastructure in place, i don't see why it wouldn't. >> an order is boxed in a warehouse, attached to the drone and sent to the delivery address. 5 pounds much weight is allowed. one of the technical issues. >> how do we make them safe, that they can't be hacked and will not fall out of the sky or run into something. >> provided that is ironed out privacy concerns will prop up. it should have a plan that is riggerous. it should articulate to the federal aviation body. >> folks took to twitter to comment. many made light of it. jim priest writes: there's also a parody twitter address for amazon saying:
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
, its ranking has dropped in all three subjects now placing 26th in math, 21st in science, and 17th in reading. >> we're running in place as other high-performing countries start to lap us. >> reporter: some of those ranking ahead of the united states are china, canada, germany, poland and latvia, even developing countries like vietnam. >> asian countries like korea, like japan, like taiwan, and now like vietnam which are doing extraordinarily well because they make it very clear to their students in high school just exactly how important education is. >> reporter: we saw that firsthand on a recent visit to shanghai. why do you want to study so much? >> because i want to have a better future. and do some contribution to our society. >> reporter: but some argue the low rankings reflect what they call america's emphasis on testing, the diverse population, and others cite poverty as a factor. america has a child poverty rate nearly double that of countries like canada and germany who out-perform the united states. today's results are a sobering reminder that for america, an economic su
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
spill in fairfax county. news chopper seven was above the school as the science wing was evacuated this morning. the rest of the school is operating normally and officials tell us the injured staff members are expected to be ok. death at a gaso station convenience store. prince george's county police are trying to figure out who is onponsible for this violence walters lane in forest bill. neighbors are increasingly unnerved. >> as the shower tape surrounds thisront door, it was 3:00 morning, the inside of this gas station became a shooting range. >> i got the best every morning, so it could have been me. >> an adult was shot several times and rushed to the hospital but later died. >> somebody come in the morning and shoot the guy. >> why, do you think? employees in a crime-ridden section of forest hill are trying to make sense of it all. they're speaking to detectives and going to surveillance footage. it's not clear if he was simply a customer. >> i go in and get something to drink every now and then, but after shootings, i don't know about that. >> police say they do not have --
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction, it's not. >> unveiled its experiment &tall delivery drones. prime air. amazon hopes within the next four to five years, to deliver up to five pound packages in a half hour to anywhere within ten miles of a warehouse. >> these are -- you give them instructions of which gps cured cured that gpscoordinants. we have been unable to really use it. both because of legal restrictions and because of d.c.'s no fly zone. amazon would have to deal with the faa's drone restrictions and then there are questions about safety. >> imagine one of those 5- pound packages dropping right on your head. and then there are questions of privacy. imagine a drone flying over your head looking in your windows. aviation experts say it is doable and the faa tells me it is committed to the safe, efficient, and timely integration of unmanned aircraft into the nation's air space. but it is not allowed now and it will likely be 2015 before the faa even issues rigs. so you can't put off ordering aunt mildred's presents until christmas eve this year, wusa9. >> fedex
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
terrestrial landing map en route to the moon. it's being haled as a major milestone to the science program. china will send someone to the moon in 2020 now that we can no longer send someone to the moon. >> we know what's there. we're worried about what they want to use it for at this point. what is this jade thing, it drives around? >> yeah, like a buggy that will go around and check out the surface. >> maybe if it drives everywhere it could find a moon rock more interesting than what we've got. if they could cover the whole rock, the whole satellite. >> maybe they're going to deliver packages. >> maybe they're going to do that. >> deliver amazon packages to the moon. >> i love the moon, it's beautiful. it makes you feel nice, but i'm done with the moon. we need to go somewhere else to make it interesting. >> one of these 40 billion earth like planets that are supposed to be out there nerds, listen up. the largest known private memorabilia collection from the "lord of the rings" collection will be released this week. there will also be props used by the evil ring reichs, prosthetic hobbit
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
time raising some eyebrows this morning. a house committee on science, space, and technology held a hearing on extra territorial life. the hearing chaired by lamar smith focused on what's being done to find out if aliens exist. but critics say lawmakers should focus on getting things done right here on earth. democrats, i take it, dana, democrats are tahaving some fun with all of this. what's going on? >> of course, they are. it is certainly like shooting fish in a barrel to be talking about the fact that republicans who run the house with just days left and a lot of work still left on the table are talking about whether or not there's life outside of this universe. now, to be fair, it is important for congress to look at science, but big picture, what this does speak to is the tact that this has been a congress that has not gotten a lot done in their various reasons for it. but it's interesting that the house speaker just a couple hours ago, went to the house floor, made a speech on this issue, he doesn't do anything like this very often, and talked about the fact that the house
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
are falling behind on math and science. >> you're exactly right. it is a national security issue. i would step back and put the education system in that big bucket of national institutions that are failing to adapt to the times. just like our other institutions letting us down right now. we have our leaders on the national and local level instead of getting together and figuring out what needs to be done, how do we modernize and transform our education system, they are fighting with each other and finding scapegoats. i have a personal interest there because of family members. i think teachers, for example, are not paid in this country and getting too much of the blame for what's going on. instead of scapegoating, instead of fighting, we need to have some serious conversations about how can we do things differently than we have for the last 150 years because the times have changed and our systems needs to as well. >> susan, from what i've learned from education nation at msnbc, no single solution is going to work. there isn't a single bullet. there's a range of things. it is true we have to val
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
the grade, at least when it comes to math and science and reading. a global exam given to 15-year- olds finds u.s. students showed very little improvement over the past decade. they scored below the international average in math and just about average in science and reading. teens from asian countries scored highest. half a million students in 65 countries took part in the assessment test. >>> a revealing study sheds some light on the way men think. and why some activists say that chimps need to be treated like people. we're going to talk about those stories and more in two minutes. top. >> what we have is an on, off switch. we aren't that complicated. right now we are falling into the 40s. 48 in gaithersburg and frederic. 50 downtown and 48 in manassas. we'll come back and talk about when the 60s roll in. when the showers return and when the wintery mix rolls in as well. >> also ahead, the most popular baby names for 2013. we're back after this. ñzçzçzç m. >>> updating that train derailment in new york this weekend that killed four people. the at is reporting that the engineer o
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
with drones. >> i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. this is early, still years away. it drops the package, and we can do half-hour delivery, and we can carry objects we think up to five pounds. >> will this plan really fly? joining us to discuss is jon fortt and eamon javers. and vice president at amazon. mr. berman, let me stop with you. i don't want to use an antique metaphor, get the cart before the horse, because there are a lot of operational details. i'm thinking -- i applaud you guys for thinking crazy thoughts, but are you guys serious? >> well, you know, at amazon we like to think big. what's bigger than trying to get it delivered to the doorstep in 30 minutes? again, this is years away. there's a lot of work that needs to be done. we can temper things a bit, but as jeff said, we don't see this as science fiction, as something that's viability, yet years down the road. >> you build facilities like the one behind you on audacity and big thoughts and thinking craziyly, but speaking of crazy, i can see the guys from "duck dynasty" having an awful lot of fun with these dr
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
of the year was. they chose selfie. now merriam-webster chose its word of the year. it is science. science? yeah, about that. the folks at merriam-webster said science had the biggest increase in number of lookups in the online dictionary. a 176% increase, to be precise. the dictionary editors say a wide variety of discussions center on science this year. and speaking of science, my fellow space nerds, nasa has some big plans for plants on the moon. the space organization is teaming up with google to send flower seedlings to space. in an attempt to see if vegetation can survive on the moon. all in an effort to answer the ultimate question, can humans live and work on the moon? scientists say if they can successfully grow a garden, that might mean that humans could one day have a habitat on the moon. >>> here we go, hour two. i'm brooke baldwin live here in new york. we begin with the 911 calls. they have been released from the newtown school shootings. they took the lives of 20 children and 6 adults just about one year ago. deborah feyerick has just listened to the tapes. if you can, descr
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
the budgets are going. >> private industry science. >> you have a new one. >> you got it in. >> very good. >>> coming up next on "new day," newtown, connecticut, bracing for the release of 911 tapes from the deadly school shooting that happened almost one year ago. we'll have more on what you can expect. >>> and bill clinton's spreading out the tea leaves again. what did he say about his wife hillary and the chances that she'll run? the chances that she won't run? we'll try to decipher the code when we come back. ood things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. ♪ by the end of december, we'll be delivering ♪ ♪ through 12 blizzards blowing ♪ 8 front yards blinding ♪ 6 snowballs flying ♪ 5 packages addressed by toddlers ♪ ♪ that's a q ♪ 4 lightning bolts ♪ 3
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
for courts to overturn convictions based on science that is later debunked so on november 18th the san antonio four reunited and meeting the granddaughter for the first time and ready to makeup for lost time. >> it was a death in the family and births. marriages and just so many things over the years that we have missed. >> reporter: the road aheld won't be easy, the women have been released but not exonerated and there is that to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together they will do all that and more. heidi docastra al jazeera san antonio. >> more than 2000 people who were wrongfully convicted have been exonerated in the past two decades and spent an average of ten years in prison and 30% of them have been exonerated by dna evidence. the president obama and first ladder were there and billy joel and santana and oprah singer, jazz musician herbie joncock and these are performers who influenced culture through the arts. and the flash mob military style, the u.s. airforce ban surprised visitors at the washington and space museum and it starte
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
to delete memories the science behind all of it. >> a teacher speaks up about how the female students were dressing. now she is under fire. did she go too far? hey brian. >> good morning. how is it going? is>> happy monday morning. we will try to keep the ball rolling. the coverage continues on the deadly train derailment four people killed over 60 injuries. we will have a live report. anna kooiman is there. the deadline to fix the problematic obamacare web site comes an goes this weekend. question again during the relaunch sent a shocking admission from the intelligence leader. the war on terror getting worse. we are live weighing in. donald trump is here and he is human. plus it's cyber monday. we have tips you need to save money on-line for all of your on-line buying. this is fox and friends we have a great show. [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it means to be the best. and at this special time of year, they shine even brighter. come to the winter event and get the mercedes-benz you've always wished for, now for an exceptional price. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
and science. of the 34 developed countries involvedded in the study. u.s. ranked 26th in math, 21st in science and 17th in reading. that's despite the united states spending more for student than almost all other countries. the u.s. spends about $115,000 per student. the slovak republic spends about $53,000 a student. >>> no news may be good news for b.a.r.t. commuters. it's been ten day since the board asked union leaders to resubmit a revised contract without a disputed family leave provision. still no talk of the unions going on strike for the third time this year. it appears more and more likely that the unions will head to court to settle this contract dispute. >>> all right, pam. time about 7:12. a big meeting scheduled today on treasure island. why many people are being told they may have to pack up and move out of their homes. >>> devastating. >> a deadly shark attack in hawaii. >>> good morning. we're looking at a commute that's moderately heavy. as we look at 280 at the 880 interchange. you will see it's slow. coming up i will show you what the san mateo bridge looks like. >>> still
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
in science and reading and below average in math. there were little or no gains in the last decade while other countries raced ahead of the united states. here to talk about it amanda riply author of the smartest kids in the world and how they got that way. this latest study is one of a continuing string of stud sdis that shows the u.s. educational system lacking behind the rest of the world. it doesn't seem like the u.s. is getting worse, just the rest of the world getting better. >> that's exactly right, anderson. this is very revealing. it shows we're walking around in one of those people movers going nowhere, the rest of the world, very many countries are on escalators. what this shows is it's not so much we've been doing anything differently but in a context everybody is playing to win, we are falling behind and we look at the difference between us and countries like south korea and singapore and it's widening and the gap between us and countries like poland is widening. >> amanda, you look at vietnam and has child poverty, they have done really well. what are we doing wrong, and wh
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
will do more of it in some places, a lot less of it generally but there is no science to it. one things that got irresponsibly sold is that a certain amount of stops and frifshingz would make the city safer and if you doubled that, the city would somehow be twice as safe. that was bizarre and should never have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counter terrorism formed after september 11th. some arguments, it's very successful especially since there has not been a major terror attack in new york city since then. what needs to happen with that unit? >> that unit needs to significantly scale back its activities. the unit has targeted entire communities, not based upon any suspicion of wrongdoing but simply because people were muslim, because they went to the mosque, because they prayed >> because they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the kind of things that have been used to target entire communities. we need to go back to a place where the police surveilled people when they had a reason to do so and don't just go around klegging those who go to the halal restaurants. >> if h
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
that his death was caused by polonium-210. french science tests found polonium found in the natural origin and did not cause the death. his widow reacts to conflicting reports. >> you can imagine to what extent i'm upset by these contradictions regarding the best european experts on the matt. what should one think. >> reporter: an document first reported that swiss scientists found high levels of polonium in blood and urine samples. arafat's widow, a french citizen, asked for a an inquiry eight years after his death. 60 tissue samples were collected and distributed to france, switzerland and russia. swiss scientists concluded that he was poisoned. >> they are characteristic of him having a dose of polonium just before he died. so those levels are about 36 times what you would expect in a normal person. >> reporter: according to palestinian officials russian scientists reported the amount of polonium in arafat's samples were inconclusive. france reports it could have come from naturally occurring gasses surrounding the too many. >> french officials say they'll continue their investigation.
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
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ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
if upstate new york. the group says based on law of science and history, he deserved to go before a judge and be released as any human prisoner would if there is lack of cause or evidence for the detention. tommy is unorder by -- owned bya couple and they have not minuted. >> the winner of a $1.3 million lottery prize better come forward because in 12 days the money goes away, a winning ticket purchased to miami has not been claimed and, expires on december 15. you may recall a $60 million powerball ticket put in miami area expired a week ago with no one claiming that ticket, either. >> how could that be? >> the mystery would drive me more crazy. >> you have not been in miami lately? >> not me. >> will you hit the jackpot? >> if you like the cold weather the. >> or snow, because lake tahoe will have snow. here is the bay area at home, we are tracking high clouds that are keeping us relatively warm. we are going to be much cooler when the clouds leave as we look at our radar satellite the high clouds are moving out and as we look at the emeryville camera it is bouncing up-and-down because
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am EST
evacuated from a science lab for a short time. paramedics evaluated several people at the scene. they are hoping $1,000 will help solve a crime. a woman is followed boy a man in northwest d.c. moments after, she was raped and assaulted by that man. a local business owner is putting up $1,000 of his own money to convince anyone who knows something about that noon come for the and tell police. smith is take doing this because he is tired he said of seeing all the unsolved crime in washington including one of his own. last year he was shot in the face while being robbed near the capital. >> it went in ander to this up and came out on the side over here. >> so far police do not have any leads on the assault and the rape. if you recognize the attacker in the video, you are asked to contact mpd before trying to get in touch with smith. >> gunfire resulted in an arrest of man early sunday morningful according to metro transit, two men were arguing on a maryland-bound train. the argument became heated and man instruct other man with it. they shattered a window of the train and no one wa
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
this looks like science-fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> you get your package. we can do half hour delivery. designee said years away but he went on to say maybe four or five. he said the plan is not practical and wouldn't work for all items. >> he's one of the new tech geniuses. i got to say, this is a good indication that this guy, just like steve jobs before him, dropping a lot of acid. dropping a lot of acid because that will never happen. >> you have a tremendous tree line here. i can't quite get the drone in. what about a parking lot. >> how do you get it to -- >> does not happen. >> weekly reader things there will be flying cars by the end of the century. >> are you still reading "weekly reader." >> i still read "weekly reader." >> amazon is amazing. >> how do you do it in a city. >> dropped to your whole building. >> they are amazon. >> they can do anything. >> they can do everything. order diapers and they are there by dinner time. >> they can be here before you get off the set. >> i often am
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
are down four spots in science coming in at 24. and they slipped another -- >> this is unbelievable. >> ten spots -- >> look at that. >> to 21st when it comes to reading. several chinese cities as well as japan and singapore saw their students improve significantly. >> willie geist, your mom has been involved in educational reform. we were talking about mike bloomberg who dedicated four years to it. the gates spent billions and billions of dollars and the only thing -- not the only thing but one of the main things they learned reducing class sides. they spent billions of dollars on that. that doesn't work. man, the past four years when it seems everybody's focus has turned to education reform in a big way, just been disastrous, not disastrous but terrible. our state of the union are getting worse and worse. >> this is a trajectory we've seen for more than a decade. it goes back. maybe you say we'll give the reforms of the last few years to settle in. reaction to this study was amazing. you have all these special interest groups saying it's not our fault. it's not the fact that we're teachin
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
. one of the most important reasons why we need to churn out kids with science degrees, engineering degrees. all of this time we're wasting on different things, it's a critical thing. that's where the jobs will be. some of these other jobs that will be replaced, i don't know. if your skill sets aren't there, i don't know where you're going to land in this economy. in the next five to ten years people better make a point of making sure their kids are prepared or they themselves are prepared. >> i've got to end it there. breaking news with jay carney. to the business panel men, thank you so much. >>> "fast & furious." you knew him from the films. people mourning the death of paul walker killed in that fiery cash crash over the weekend. we'll break down the latest on the investigation. >>> oh, so smooth on camera. the legendary ron burgundy playing a real life snuz anchor. i would have loved to have been that woman. >> now jared joins with us a first look at the forecast. jared, how are you? >> very well, ron, how about yourself. >> i'm doing great. last time i saw you, you were a lot
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
in the sky, it's a bird! >> it's a plane! >> i know this looks like science fiction. >> its goal is to sell everything to everyone. >> amazon is launching a new stealth service. >> these are effectively drones, but no reason they can't be used as delivery vehicles. we can do half-hour delivery. of course the clock is clicking, dude. >> and carry objects up to five pounds. this thing can't land on somebody's head while walking around in their neighborhood. >> today's top trender, care less. >> if you ask the obama administration if the government's new health care website is vastly improved -- >> i think it's going to be an epic failure. >> john cornyn still thinks obama care is on life support. >> it is amazing, the level of rhetoric they'll throw at the american people. >> we know that lying to congress is a crime. but unfortunately, lying to the american people is not. >> joining me tonight, josh marshal. he is the founder and editor of talking points memo. i want to compliment your website. i can it's one of the best political websites out there. thanks for being on the program. all righ
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
news now." you know, from a young age. i definitely want to major in political science. become the mayor or something. make the situation better for other people. my name is justin, and i am your dividend. ♪ c is for cookie ♪ ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ cookie cookie cookie starts with c ♪ >> y is for yummy. marble cookie day and when there is food involved it is always our favorite story of the day. >> took a trip to manhattan to find how they make the maple bacon cookie for this week's edition of "onsome nikkei kitchen." >> reporter: insomniacs we're in the kitchen today with zachary. he is the owner and manufacturer of schmackary's . it smells so good. wish you were here. ♪ >> today, i'm going to show you how to make one of our infamous cookies here, maple bacon. start with the butter and put it in the mixer here and brown and white sugar in here. we're going to let that get nice and creamy in there. that's when we are going to add our eggs and when we will get the first dose of maple.
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
like a lot of science fiction, but amazon believes -- is this for real, ryan? >> wolf, jeff bezos is touting this as if it's very real. he says in four or five years, he hopes to be able to get your order to your door with a drone within a half hour after you place it. he's made point, click and shop a huge part of our lives. now amazon's ceo is promising delivery by drone. he unveiled his plan to cbs' "60 minutes". >> these are octocopters, but there's no reason they could be use as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: she says the vehicles they're developing can carry objects weighing up to five pounds, which he says covers 86% of the items they deliver. they can fly within 10 miles of any distribution center and they would be autonomous. that means no operator with a joystick. they'll program the coordinates of your house and it will fly there. but there are all sorts of potential pitfalls like how will they safeguard against from veers off-course and hitting us in the head? how will they avoid unknown obstacles on the roof? caitlin lee is a uav expert with ihs janes. what else can
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
. >>> proficiency in reading, math and science in 65 countries. according to an international assessment group, u.s. students did not make the global top 20 and assessments remained flat while other countries made gains. >>> singapore and hong kong. the u.s. was 36 behind the slovak republic. >>> in rhode island, the war on christmas is finally over. the state house tree will now officially be called a christmas tree. for the past two years, the governor made the controversial decision to call the tree a holiday tree. but he has since changed his mind because he appears >> i want to concentrate on the real issues. and if this is what people care about rather lowering the taxes and providing the services, sobeit. >> the 17 foot christmas tree will be lit on thursday. >>> a special holiday hug for one guy. a manny tee hugging the diver's foot. he was eight feet long and probably weighed around 1,000 pounds. >>> in the news this morning, they're not giving up. fast food workers will walk off the job in 100 cities on thursday. they're pushing for what they call a living wage. that means 15 bucks an h
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
it as technology evolved. then a gun you can print at home was considered science fiction, but now up against a deadline, the ban will lapse this monday. lawmakers in both parties punted on making any updates. >> the legislation that the house passed doesn't address the fact that somebody could sit in their house and print out a 3-d gun. >> exactly. this law was enacted 25 years ago, and technology has advanced to the point where people can make their own plastic guns. and this law does no prohibit that. >> reporter: some democrats in the senate say they'll try to close loophesand the ban on undetectable firearms but they have powerful, familiar opposition, the national rifle association which said in a statement "the nra strongly opposes any expansion of the undetectable firearms act. including applying the ufa to magazines, gun parts, or the development of new technologies." lots of lawmakers, mostly republicans, agree with the nra. >> we need to make certain that the american people are safe. at the same time, we need to respect and appreciate that the second amendment to the constitution
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
favorite story of the day. look at that. looks like science fiction, right? online retailers, one online retailer is turning to unmanned drones to drop off your packages at your door. how cool is that? how cool. bill: that might be a pretty good twitter question today. would you shop this way, america? i know one person would. martha: like the owls in the "harry potter" delivering the mail. bill: the first person who would is mccallum. martha: absolutely sign me up. ♪ pp ÷ó martha: well the investigation is now underway into the death of paul walker and it looks like speed was indeed a factor in this crash. boy, what a scene that is. 40-year-old actor riding in a friend's porsche after a charity event outside of los angeles, the driver loss control and crashed into a light poll. walker and the driver were both killed. there was not much left of that vehicle. today, fans have gathered at a makeshift memorial at the scene. walker's "fast & furious" co-star tyrese gibson showed up at the memorial. you can see how emotional he was. this is heart-breaking. intense emotion as he remember
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
delivery. there's an item going into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> you come and get your package. >> we can do half hour delivery and we can carry objects up to 5 pounds which covers 86% of the items deliver. >> what's the range of the fulfillment center -- >> they could be a 10-mile radius from the center. it could cover vary yaus areas of the population. it won't deliver everything. these are electric motors, so this is all electric. it's very green. better than driving trucks around. this is all an r & d project. >> with drones there's somebody sitting in front of a screen. >> not these. they're autonomous. you give it instructions. >> what's the challenge? >> the hard part is putting all the redundancy all the reliability, all the systems you need to say, look this thing can't land on somebody's head while they're walking around in the neighborhood. >> it's not good. >> i don't want anyone thinking it's around the corner.
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
behind their peers in other countries. the u.s. is now ranked 31st in math 24th in science, and 21st in reading. the assessment is based on a worldwide test taken last year by 6,000 american 15-year-olds. the test results show no improvement by u.s. students over the past decade. >>> time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says the number of banks in the united states are at their lowest level since the great depression. federally insured banks shrank to about 6900 in the third quarter, from a high of about 18,000. many smaller banks merged or simply collapsed. but overall bank deposits and assets are growing. >>> the "detroit free press" says a judge rules this morning on whether to allow the city's bankruptcy to proceed. about $18 billion in debt and liabilities must be dealt with. >> "the new york times" looks at soaring hospital charges. a day spent as an inpatient at an american hospital costs an average of more than $4,000. that is five times the cost in many other modern countries. a single stitch can cost $500. >> the
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
and they're being used to do science surveys. >> these are not places that have skyscrapers and a lot of -- in theory, there's not a lot of other aerospace clutter, if you will. that's a big deal. it would never work in manhattan, for example. >> well, i guess i would never say never. the truth is technologically speaking they could fly one of these things from downtown to midtown to your offices here today. >> look at cars. they can tell you when to stop, how fast, when to move. >> that's true, never say never. >> the technology greatly exceeds their ability. >> how about flying in inclimate weather? could the flying ha batibachi, wasn wanted to take off -- >> i raise you one. thieves. there's a $40,000 drone. i'll shoot it out of the sky. >> they're doing research right now to use drones to carry explosives for avalanche control in the mountains. >> that would be fascinating. >> when it's so foggy or the weather is so bad you can't send people out for avalanches for highways, for instance -- >> genius. >> you could program it to travel up at noon and drop an explosive for avalanche
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
for retirement and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "new day." sea world is facing more backlash. the latest act to bow out of an upcoming performance there, martin savidge joins us. >> there's been a growing defection in the music world. ten days ago a canadian rock group bowed out, willie nelson, and now comes heart. the cnn film "black fish" has a lot to do with it. millions tuned in to see the critically acclaimed documentary "blackfish" when it aired on cnn in october. the film has fueled the controversial debate over keeping killer whales in captivity and the dangers they pose to trainers. >> i think they're meant to be in the wild and that's pretty much where they should be. >> i'd rather see them out in like in their natural habitat. >> reporter: petitions on change.org amassed thousands of signatures, calling on sea world to free its killer whales. and pressured several musical groups to pull out of scheduled performances at its orlando theme park, taking notice of the publ
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
the first science monday evening. nothing was decided. the anti-government leader aim out of that saying they were no better off, there was no negotiation, it was a meet and greet situation. there have been reports that perhaps there are more mings taking place between those respective leaders. >> the dust is settling after a wild weekend of football. mark morgan is here to tell us about it. >> are you a college football fan? >>meh. >> i didn't expect a meh. here's the deal with number one alabama falling to auburn that in amazing finish saturday, the b.c.s. standards have shifted, boasting a new number one and number what. florida state moves into the top spot. the seminoles throttled florida over the weekend. ohio state is now second. the buckeyes squeaked by rainfall michigan, needing to stop a two-point conversion to hold on for the win. auburn to win over alabama had the tigers in third. missouri is now number five. >> 100 yards for the touchdown against alabama mauve set the stage for much discussion about which teams should be in the national title game. now auburn faces missouri
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
classroom, according to test results focussing on maths, english and science. singapore, taiwan and south korea are at the top of the list. the american results were called a picture of stagnation. the test was given to 50-year-olds in 55 countries. a man was trapped for three days under water after his boat capsized off the coast of name earia. it was an accident that took the lives of many people. >> this was the mission to recover bodies from a boat. suddenly a rescue diver finds this. >> harrison survived for three days in a pocket of air, drinking water and fizzy drinks. is 11 of the crew died when it capsized and sank. >> a diver pulls harrison from the sunken boat. >> harrison is now safe and with a story of remarkable survival to tell. . >> it's amazing. he survived off one bottle of soda. >> anunderwater discovery of a different sore. this 400 foot mega-subways found off the sea floor of hawaii. it dates back to world war ii. it was one of five that met a similar fate. >>> in australia a birt took a camera on the flight of its life. he took off on a 70 mile journey. the bird's fl
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> come and get your package. we can do half-hour delivery. >> half-hour delivery? >> half-hour delivery and carry objects we think up to five pounds. >> that service amazon prime air could be ready for use in four or five years and could carry objects to discuss merles within a ten-mile radius of a distribution center. when's the worst that could happen? tweet us. we'll get your responses later on in the morning. people had ideas already about worse worst-case scenarios. >> try landing in the streets in manhattan. >> yes. >> the other thing is have you noticed how innocent they look? cute little drones. as time goes on, you can see it's the future. presumably they're armed or they'll -- >> hellfires on there. >> did you see quot blif i don't know" with tom cruise? >> no. it was a part of "homeland." >> i won't give away more. >> thank you very much. they keep innovating and, carl, we have seen apparently they're not the first to think about
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
, science and reading have all dropped. teens in shanghai china scored the highest. >> who has the foulest mouths in the land? according to a new study, it's the people in the state of ohio. a marketing firm analyzed more than 600,000 phone calls from the last 12 months. mostly calls from consumers to businesses and the results show that people in the buckeye state wear more often. maryland and new jersey were next on the list. meantime people in washington state are the least likely to let a four letter word fly. >> nice. >> now back to willie and al. >> down in math and reading but we're up in swearing. fantastic. coming up next, the daily habits putting you at risk for the flu. >> all that after your [ laughter ] he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! you give them the giggles. tylenol cold® helps relieve your worst cold and flu symptoms. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol cold®. >>> good morning to you. that breaking
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